SAP IT Functional Specialist (RTR- Cost Accounting)

Job Description

Auto req ID: 200442BR

Job Description

Step up to the biggest challenge of your career and realize your full potential when your determination meets our dynamic culture.

As a member of our team you’ll have the rewarding opportunity for personal and professional growth as you leverage your deep Record To Report (RTR) functional knowledge with focus in Cost Accounting and project delivery experience to help deploy PepsiCo’s Global Template built on SAP S/4.

As the RTR (Cost Accounting) Deployment Solution Sub-Lead, you will utilize your large-scale ERP project implementation leadership experience and RTR SAP knowledge to collaborate across work streams including Procurement (PTP) and Manufacturing To Deploy (MTD) to deploy PepsiCo’s SAP Global Template (PGT) to our North America Beverage Business Units. You will be part of executing PepsiCo’s Global Technology Strategy while delivering and deploying solution using SAP’s newest technology platform.

RTR (Finance) components in scope:

  • the accounting framework, including all month end activities required to ensure that the month’s financial results are accurate, complete and in compliance with PepsiCo’s corporate, sector and local market accounting policies.
  • the overall Cost Accounting framework to ensure that the function complies with PepsiCo’s corporate, sector, local market accounting and financial planning policies and delivers business value;
  • the general ledger chart of accounts, coding structure, interrelationships with primary information gathering systems (e.g. Overhead cost accounting, Material ledger, Settlements, Period End Closing, Cost analysis, etc.) and such controlling structures and the use of sub-ledgers
  • the activities necessary to produce management accounting, cost accounting for the Make To Deploy and Procurement, including the setting of standards, recording of actuals and the delivery of meaning financial comparison reporting to enable better operational decision making.

Core Level 3 Processes covered:
  • Cost Accounting
    • Standard Cost Calculation
    • Managing Material Price Changes & Inventory
    • Transfer Pricing
    • Overhead Cost Accounting
    • Cost Analysis
    • Settlement of Orders — Manufacturing Process Orders
    • Period-End Closing — Maintenance Orders
    • Inventory Valuation for Year End Closing
    • Costing Run
  • Partner with the Cost Accounting Global Process Leads (GPLs) and Solution Design Leads (SDL) to implement and deploy the PGT end-to-end solution to our North America Beverage Business Units
  • Support decision-making for Cost Accounting localization of functionality in the Pepsico Global Template during deployment
  • Ensure PepsiCo Corporate Accounting policies related to Financial and Controls reporting reflected in the global template are implemented to standard with appropriate localization
  • Actively engage and educate business process owners on solution optimization, simplification and standardization capabilities
  • Collaborate with all scrum teams to implement and deploy the end-to-end Global ERP solution leveraging agile methodology
  • Work closely and collaborate with onshore and offshore scrum team members to ensure a prioritized and sufficient product backlog for the teams to work against
  • Participate in key Sprint planning, retrospectives and other key ceremonies
  • Along with scrum team identify, monitor and implement key agreed-upon improvements
  • Adopt and adhere to PepsiCo SAFe Agile principles and values:
    • Adopt development practices which focus on quality and value, while increasing efficiency, and minimizing waste
    • Foster an environment where communication, teamwork, and innovation are encouraged
    • Help to implement Agile engineering best practices such as continuous integration, automation of testing and delivery, and continuous peer review within team


Required Experiences:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred
  • 7+ years of experience configuring, deploying and managing SAP ERP with a focus on Overhead cost controlling, Product costing, Material ledger, Cost Analysis, Settlements, and Integration with Make to Deploy value stream and Controls
  • Strong Financial & Management Accounting and Controls experience with SAP General Ledger and Controlling (focused on Cost Accounting) in a global capacity
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization
  • Travel required up to an 80% (Mon-Thu if not local)
Preferred Experiences:
  • 2+ years of SAP S4 Finance experience preferred
  • Knowledge and experience in the following tools, disciplines and processes are nice to have: SAP SolMan 7+, MS Azure DevOps, Quality Center and MS Project
  • Solves highly complex problems within their work team
  • Strong influencing, facilitating, and consulting skills in working with stakeholders at all levels in the organization and across departments
  • Ability to quickly adapt to changes in timelines and sequences
  • Adaptability and flexibility including ability to manage deadline pressure, ambiguity and change
  • Consulting background a plus

Relocation Eligible: Not Applicable
Job Type: Regular

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

PepsiCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity

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